Why Did I Read? I loved The Forgetting and was ecstatic to learn that there would be a companion novel! My Thoughts: The Knowing takes place hundreds of years after the events of The Forgetting and there have been a lot of things happening since then! Right off the bat, you realize that this new society in New Canaan is something different and there are people who Know and they are different and special and never forget. It sort […]
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Why Did I Read? I really loved Sharon Cameron’s The Dark Unwinding duology so I was super excited to hear about her new release! My Thoughts: Firstly, this was completely different than what I was expecting! I guess I’m not entirely sure what I expected, but I was picturing more fantasy/dystopia and it was so much more! I don’t want to go into too much detail because I think it was really fun discovering all the twists as […]
The Sound: It’s Fiona Hardingham and Steve West. Apparently I listened to three audiobooks in a row narrated by Fiona and two of them also had Steve West. THEY ARE AMAZING. Seriously. Love them. The Story: This is my first Maggie Stiefvater book! And now I know I need to read all her books! I thought the writing in The Scorpio Races was beautiful and I adored the story! I’m a big horse person. I loved horses […]
I really hadn’t heard much about this one and decided to listen to it on audio after I read Tonya’s review of it. It sounded interesting and I haven’t read much steampunk so I wanted to check it out. I’m so glad I did! It was such an enjoyable book!! Katharine Tulman is sent to her uncle’s estate to report back to her aunt that her uncle is mentally ill — essentially because her aunt is greedy […]
So, I was really excited to read this one. I mean, it’s a fantasy, with a girl who’s been pretending to be a boy this whole time. Not to mention, she’s supposedly an awesome fighter, on the prince’s guard and basically sounds all sorts of awesome. It definitely made me think of Mulan – pretending to be a boy, in the army, you can see where I get that – and it really had all the […]